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1. Select your program 

Then, prepare and gather your information to apply, consisting of:

  • a 500-750 word personal statement;
  • two references (academic and professional/volunteer);
  • educational information (year of graduation, university and degree information); 
  • a resume/cv (required for the Certificate in Clinical Trials Management only) 

2. Choose the option that best describes your undergraduate (bachelor's degree) studies: 

Studied at Western University

Application Process: Western Applicant (Current student or graduate) Step 1: Select your program and click apply. Step 2: Gather your information. You will be asked to provide the following: personal and educational information; personal statement of interest; two references. Step 3: Submit application. Pay $100 application fee. Step 4: Application Review Period. You will be notified within 5 business days of us receiving a completed application. All admission decisions are communicated via email.

Studied at other University in Canada

The Application Process:

In addition to the information you've already gathered, you will need to include your university undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts or academic records with course code, weight, and titles are permitted at the time of application).

Original official transcripts are required and will be requested if you receive an offer to the program. Please choose to have your official transcript sent from your institution directly to us digitally at OR by regular mail to our office:

ATTN: Post-Degree Admissions
Western Continuing Studies
Western Discovery Park, NRC Centre
800 Collip Circle, Suite 104
Western Discovery Park
London ON  N6G 4X8

At this time, we are unfortunately unable to accept documents requiring a signature delivered by courier. Please do not have your documents sent with "signature required." While our team works remotely, we will be checking the mail for receipt of transcripts during the first week of each month.

Click here to consult the overview of how to apply as a Domestic Applicant.


Studied Internationally

The Application Process:

If you completed your studies outside of Canada before you submit your application to Western Continuing Studies, you will first need to:

Apply to WES Course by Course Evaluation (ICAP). Please select Western Continuing Studiesas Recipient 2: Institution when applying. DO NOT select Western University. This application must be submitted prior to applying to Western Continuing Studies.

If applicable, you may also be asked to provide:

Proof of English Proficiency: Students must meet English proficiency requirements as set by Western University Admissions. Unofficial test results will be accepted at the time of application. Original test result documents will also be required as part of the application and admission process.

NOTE: English proficiency waivers may be approved IF an applicant has completed a degree at a recognized university where its medium of instruction is recognized as English.

Permanent Residency  (if applicable) If you are a permanent resident you will submit this information electronically through the application. All information should be clear and legible on the document. 

Information and resources for International Students applying to Western Continuing Studies, please visit: International and Exchange Student Centre

Designated Learning InstitutionNumber: O19375892122

Click here to consult the overview of how to apply as an International Applicant.

3. Submit your application

Are you ready to take the next step to launch your career? Be sure to pay: 

  • $100 non-refundable application fee

Note: Due to the competitive applicant pool for the post-degree diploma programs, candidates may be asked to attend a virtual admissions interview as a part of the application process.



Once you have completed an application, your status will change to 'Under Review'.  Once your referees have submitted completed questionnaires, your status will change to 'Submitted', after which you can expect a decision according to the following timelines

  • Western Advantage : Up to five business days after submission of a complete application
  • Domestic applicants : 7-10 business days after submissions of a complete application
  • International applicants: Up to two weeks after submission of a complete application (with all required documentation received)


Please contact with any questions you may have about the application process.